View Gravestone Photos from across 
Iowa IAGenWeb Home   USGenWeb Home
  Gravestone Search    Cemeteries    Submit a Photo    History    IAGenWeb  


Elk Horn Cemetery
Shelby County, Iowa
Uploaded 10/21/2004 by
genealogy [Email]

Lot 93 North Soldiers lot Marker on Grave 1 Flag inset -inscription died May 20 1880.
James L White, Member of the Grand Army of the Republic, Union Army veteran from Illinois who lived with a family in Oakfield Township. He was born 1830 in Illinois. He died of unknown causes and was attended by Dr John Cloughly.
Entry found Elk Horn history book under World War 1 takes Elk Horn Youth, page 168.
He is mentioned in article about the first Memorial day celebrations. His was the only grave decorated in the cemetery.

NOTE: This gravestone has since been replaced, and this photo record from 2004 is being left online as a historical record of the prior gravestone. 11/2016

Locate Iowa Ancestors...

If you are doing Iowa research, you should visit IAGenWeb -- a prime source for Iowa genealogy records, family history, ancestor obituaries, other Iowa historical records.

Add a Post-em Note

View Full Size Photo Post-em Notes may be used to add details about this record.
Guidelines & Proper Use
How To Update
Forgot Your Password?

Add A Post-em Note

Your Name: (required)
Your Email: Help (required)
  Notify me when others post to this record.
Related Web Page: (optional) Help
  - URL:
  - URL Title:

characters remaining.
Password: Help (Required)

There are no post-ems notes associated with this record.

About This Site

Thank you for visiting Iowa Gravestone Photo Project

On this site you can upload gravestone photos, locate ancestors and perform useful genealogy research. If you have a relative buried in Iowa, we encourage you to upload a digital image using our Submit a Photo page.

Contributing to this archive helps an untold number of family historians and genealogy researchers locate their relatives and complete their family tree.

Searching for JAMES L. (HISTORICAL) WHITE in Shelby County Iowa?

This site is designed to be helpful for anyone searching for:

  • WHITE ancestors in Shelby County Iowa
  • WHITE burials in Elk Horn Cemetery
  • WHITE vital records in Iowa
  • WHITE ancestors in Iowa
  • WHITE genealogy records in Iowa
  • WHITE surname records
  • WHITE family tree
  • WHITE burial records in Iowa
Friends of IAGenWeb |  Join the IAGenWeb Team   |  Contact Us   |  F.A.Q.   |  Terms   |  GPP Projects   |  Site Admin

Web Hosting Provided By ClickStart
Affordable & Low Cost Web Design